Compare IBM vs BlackBerry BETA

See how working at IBM vs. BlackBerry compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at IBM vs. BlackBerry. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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IBM

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BlackBerry

Employee Ratings

  • IBM scored higher in 8 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Compensation & Benefits.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.1
(based on 84106 reviews)
IBM employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than BlackBerry employees rated theirs.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.7
(based on 2399 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
IBM employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.9 higher than BlackBerry employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
3.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
IBM employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than BlackBerry employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
3.8
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
IBM employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than BlackBerry employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
3.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
IBM employees rated their Culture & Values 0.6 higher than BlackBerry employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
3.5
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
90%
90%Arvind Krishna
IBM employees rated their CEO Approval 35% higher than BlackBerry employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
BlackBerry Ceo John Chen
55%
55%John Chen
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
IBM employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 20% higher than BlackBerry employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
64%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
71%
IBM employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 34% higher than BlackBerry employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
37%

Salaries

Of the top 3 common jobs between the two companies, BlackBerry salaries averaged $9,635 higher than IBM.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Developer554 Salaries
$88,387/yr
Project Manager139 Salaries
$93,890/yr
IT Specialist168 Salaries
$70,423/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Developer219 Salaries
$98,259/yr
Project Manager54 Salaries
$96,353/yr
Systems Administrator14 Salaries
$86,993/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at BlackBerry.
  • "Salary hike" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Blackberry" was the most mentioned Con at BlackBerry.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 3443 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2985 reviews)
Pros
"Work environment"(in 207 reviews)
"Work life balance"(in 173 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Salary hike"(in 1505 reviews)
"Low salary"(in 1040 reviews)
Cons
"Blackberry"(in 136 reviews)
"Senior management"(in 65 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Salesforce Developer

I have been working at IBM full-time for more than a year

Pros

Great team Helpful people Good benefits Nice environment

Cons

For some location French class is mandatory to take

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at BlackBerry full-time

Pros

Great people and brand that you can get behind. Passionate people throughout the business with an exciting portfolio.

Cons

Some processes could be shorter.

Job Postings

BlackBerry has 232 more recently posted open jobs than IBM.
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